Book Clubs

Kids' Book Clubs

kindergarten1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Getting Started: Pick up a free 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Reading Log at the Cherry Valley Public Library and start reading. Track Your Reading: Each time you read a book with your child, record it in your reading log. Show Us Your Reading Logs: Each time you and your child reach a 100 book milestone, bring in your reading log and collect your sticker.

Read 1,000 books before kindergarten and your child will receive a free book of his/her very own.

Picture This Book ClubPicture This!

Wednesdays at 4 PM

Ages 3 to 6 years

Meeting dates: March 22, and April 19

This club focuses on a different picture book author each month. After reading several selections of your choice by the author of the month, the group will meet at the library to talk about the author and complete fun activities related to the author’s books.

The author for March is Steven Kellogg.

Wednesdays at 4 PM Book Clubs

Meeting Dates: March 8, and April 5

These clubs meet once a month to discuss the book and complete an activity.

Kids Ages 6-8

Trouble with ChickensIn March, we will discuss Trouble with Chickens by Doreen Cronin



Tweens Ages 9-11
Gregor the Overlander

In March, we will discuss Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins



Teens Ages 12-17
Let’s Talk Books
We will taletstalklk about our Science Fiction and Adventure favorites, we will also talk about new February 2017 books.


Mother/Daughter Book Club

Mondays at 6 PM
Ages 9 and up

Meeting Dates: March 6, April 3, and May 1

Grab your mom or favorite female adult. This club reads one selection a montSnicker of Magich. After reading the book at home, the group will meet at the library to talk about the book and complete an activity.

The book for March is A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd.

Illinois Book Awards

Illinois Book Awards

Monarch Award: for Grades K-3
Bluestem Award: for Grades 3-5
Rebecca Caudill Award: for Grades 4-8
Abraham Lincoln Award: for Grades 9-12

Voting is now open at the library!  Vote for your favorite at the Children’s Circulation Desk now through March 14th.


Peace Love BooksRead-to-Me Book Club

For parents and their children ages 2 to 5

Designed for busy parents and their children ages 2-5. Pick up a book log at the library; read 20 books with your child; complete and return the book log. Your child posts his/her name on the Read-To-Me bulletin board and receives a small prize of his/her choice. Turn in book logs up to three times for three prizes by the end of May.